A Blomber washer that isn’t working correctly can lead to a variety of problems, particularly in the event that it isn’t using cold or hot water. It’s not only frustrating to have to deal with dirty clothes, it can be expensive to have an expert come in to fix the problem. The good news is that many issues related to hot or cold water inside a Blomber washer are easily fixable by the home owner.
In this post, we’ll go over some common causes of a washer with cold or hot water that isn’t working and give step-by-step directions on how to resolve the issue. We’ll assist you in determining the cause of the thermostat and also check the supply of water. You can save money in the long run by not needing to repair your washer that’s not warm or cold.
Inlet Hoses and Screens
Blomber washers are connected to the household water supplies via fill hoses. They are usually 5 to 6 feet long and usually have a plastic or wire mesh screen that is inserted at the end of the hose, which connects to the faucet. The screen stops dirt from getting in the valve for water inlet, which is located at the back of your appliance. How to check the condition of your Blomber washing machine’s screen and hoses
- Check that the hoses aren’t damaged and that the faucets are open.
- Shut off the faucets then disconnect the line of filling from the intake valve, and examine the screens. Make sure to remove any dirt or debris.
- To make sure you have adequate water pressure to fill the hoses, place the hose’s end in a tub or bucket, and switch on the faucet. If the pressure is low then check the screens within the hose for dirt buildup or any damage.
- If you discover any problems when conducting these checks, you’ll need Blomber replacement hoses & screens.
Water Inlet Valve:
The Water Inlet valve in your Blomber washing machine supplies hot and cool water for washing and rinse. Two solenoids are used to control the inlets that supply cold and hot water. The valve is controlled by the electronic control, the timer and water temperature cycle selector. The timer, electronic control, water temperature/cycle selector and water level/pressure switches operate the valve. How to examine the valve for water inlet of the Blomber washing machine using the aid of a multimeter.
- Before beginning the inspection be sure your washer is disconnected from the power source and water supply.
- In order to remove the valve to test, you’ll need to take out all or part of your Blomber cabinet that houses your washer. The valve should be located in the middle of the hose connection.
- Take a look at the Blomber washer’s valve for wear, cracks or wear. There are screens within the valve that have been clogged with dirt and debris. If this happens it’s best to clean the valve thoroughly. In other cases, you’ll need to replace the whole valve.
- The resistance of a properly operating valve differs from model to model. consult the owner’s manual to determine what the result of your test should be. Set the probes on the valve’s terminals with the Rx1 setting on your multimeter.
- If you do not get an indication of continuity, you’ll require a Blomber replacement water inlet valve.
The lid switch in top load Blomber washer machine is a security device created to prevent the motor circuit from operating while the lid is open. On some models the water inlet valve circuit is also controlled. These models have a lid switch which controls the power supply. It is essential to examine the lid switch in the event that the water inlet valve in your Blomber washer has stopped receiving electricity. How to check the switch that controls the lid on a Blomber washer:
- Before starting, be sure that the Blomber washer is not plugged in.
- In order to find the switch, you will be required to remove the cabinet or top panel. Once you’ve found it, verify that the levers or actuators aren’t damaged or stuck and also that the switch is operated mechanically.
- If there is no issue above, then remove the switch in order to test it to ensure continuity. You can also set your multi-meter to Rx1.
- Click this button to activate the switch. After that utilize the probes to make contact with the terminals. You should get a reading of zero or close to zero.
- If you see an amount that isn’t zero or close to zero, then you’ll need to replace the Blomber lid switch.
Selector Swap, or Water Temperature Shift:
The selector switch or water temperature switch, is used to select the temperature of the water that will be used in the wash and rinse phases of the. This switch will give power to the proper solenoids on the water inlet valve. If there is no electricity to the solenoids located on the valve for water inlet, then the temperature selector switch could be malfunctioning. What to do to test a Blomber washing-machine selector switch with the aid of a multimeter
- You must unplug the Blomber washer before you test the washer and take out electrical components.
- Remove the selector switch from your appliance in order to test it, you will have to take apart any or all of the cabinet for your washer to get it. In most models, it’s attached to the frame of the Blomber washing machine.
- Each button on the switch will be examined individually. Begin by placing probes on one button’s terminals. Your reading should read infinity. After that, press the button to change to zero. After that, press the button once more to switch the reading back to zero.
- If you get readings that are not in accordance with the description above You will have to change the switch by Blomber.
Water Level Pressure Switch:
The water level switch is a switch that operates under pressure that forms part of the valve for water inlet. The control panel is likely to have this part. It is attached to the tub with a hose, or an air dome tube. The switch is located underneath the tub on Blomber washers with electronic controls. The switch may stop supplying electricity to the water supply valve in the event that it has been damaged. How to test the water level switch on the Blomber washer:
- In the same way as most repairs, remove the power source to your Blomber appliance prior to beginning.
- A faulty air dome or switch can trigger similar symptoms as the malfunctioning switch. Inspect the cabinet in your washer to locate the issue and remove the air dome hose. While sealing one end, blow into another end, while the hose is submerged in water, no bubbles should appear on the surface.
- To inspect the appliance for indications of wear, cracks, damage or other issues and other issues, take off the switch. The switch is most likely located on the bottom of the sump beneath the tub, or in the area behind the control panel.
- You may need a replacement water level switch from Blomber if you discover any issues while conducting the above examinations.
The timer or electronic controller can be controlled to determine the time that the valve for water inlet gets power. The mechanical timer will have several electrical contacts, which are controlled by a small motor and cams. These contacts will provide power to the water inlet valve circuit during the fill, rinse and rinse sections of the cycle. How do you check the timer control of a Blomber washer machine using a multimeter:
- Unplug your Blomber washing machine and take off your appliance’s control panel and rear panel in order to find the timer.
- Remove the timer from the Blomber washer. Don’t pull on the wires directly instead pull the connectors.
- Set your multi-meter’s settings to Rx1 and while you are pressing into the button (if applicable) then connect the probes on the terminals which are connected to the motor (refer to the wiring diagram). The test for continuity will provide you with a reading from zero to close to zero.
- If your test results in an unrelated result it is time to get a Blomber replacement timer. A Blomber washer that doesn’t have hot or cold water can be a frustrating problem that may be challenging to fix, but it’s often quite simple. It is possible to identify common issues like clogged pipes, damaged valves, or insufficient water temperature settings by following the steps in this article.
Be sure to unplug your Blomber washer before making any repairs, and if you are unsure about any aspect of the process, it is best to read the instruction manual from the manufacturer or contact a professional for assistance. You can fix your Blomber washer running again swiftly and efficiently with a little patience and time. This will save you the hassle of washing clothes , and the cost of repairs.